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Columbus Roofing

The Durable Slate Company is a nationally available historic roofing contractor. We specialize in slate, clay-tile, and copper roofing, as well as copper gutters.

This branch services the entire Columbus area, as well as Illinois, Tennessee, Michigan, and West Virginia.

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Columbus' Own Slate & Specialty Roofing Experts

The Durable Slate Company was established in Columbus, Ohio, over thirty years ago. Although we started as a small slate roofing company, quality service, sound methods, and professional integrity quickly expanded The Durable Slate Company throughout Ohio and beyond into the regional United States.

As our business has grown, so too has our expertise and service portfolio. In addition to slate roofing, also offer clay tile roof repair and installation and copper roofing and gutter services.

Local Experience, World-Class Craft

By focusing on historic roofing techniques, The Durable Slate Company is able to bring incredible quality at an affordable price for any project of any size. Whether your quaint cottage, classic farmhouse, or towering chapel are in need of slate repair, a new copper roof, or fresh flashing to seal your chimney, The Durable Slate Company will be there for the life of your home or business.
The Durable Slate Company, Columbus branch, is our headquarters, and services the entire Columbus metro area, as well as nearby Findlay, Lima, Dayton, Springfield, Zanesville, Cambridge, Athens, and Portsmouth, Ohio.
Outside of Ohio, we are proud to offer slate, clay tile, and metal roofing services across Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and throughout the United States and abroad.
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Keller Residence, Upper Arlington, OH

Featured & Recent Projects

June 10, 2020
St. Joseph’s Church, New Orleans, LA

St. Joseph's was built in Gretna (the westbank of New Orleans) in 1927.  It has a Ludowici clay tile roof that suffered from storm damage after Hurricane Katrina.  Most of the roof was intact, but there were swaths of missing tiles throughout the roof's surface.  Understandably, the church didn't want to replace their beautiful roof, […]

May 25, 2020
Station 67, Columbus, OH

Built in 1895, Station 67, a Japanese and Art Nouveau inspired building, originally operated as a depot for the Toledo and Ohio Central Railroad. In 1911, the railroad tracks were elevated about 20 feet while the street it resides on, Broad Street, was lowered 4 feet to help improve the flow of traffic. These changes ultimately […]

August 13, 2020
Residence, Columbus, OH

Working alongside Richey Construction, we built a new addition onto their home, replete with a slate tile roof, copper gutters, and other ornamental embellishments. First, where the addition was expected to tie into the existing slate roof, we removed all necessary tiles and underlayment along that edge. After the addition had been framed, we installed underlayment, slate tiles, and copper flashing. To best match […]

June 11, 2020
Winner of the Columbus Top Workplaces 2020 Award

The Durable Slate Company has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by Columbus CEO. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any organization: […]

June 10, 2020
Muir/Bertone Residence, Columbus, OH

We restored the slate dome, and installed salvaged Vermont Mottled Green and Purple and New York Red slate on the dome using a custom cut design with multiple colored slates to create a beautiful patterned roof. We also replicated an old steel finial the was all hand soldered. At the customer’s request, we then gold […]

June 10, 2020
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Columbus, OH

We installed a new copper standing seam roof on the dome of the church.

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Call 614-643-4100 for your free estimate*

The Columbus office serves central Ohio and areas surrounding Columbus, including Dayton, Springfield, Findlay, Zanesville, Cambridge, Athens, Portsmouth, and Lima, OH. We also frequently visit Warren, PA, and nearby Parkersburg, Huntington, and Charleston, WV.

For these areas, as well as the broader United States, we gladly provide free estimates* for slate, clay tile, and copper roofing as well as copper gutters, box gutters, and ornamental metal work. 

You can find our office on Groves Road, located right off of Hamilton road and near I-70.

3933 Groves Road
Columbus, Ohio 43232

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Work We Love

From Charming Cottages to Towering Steeples, We Have the Expertise

We also offer commercial services, including the following structures:

  • Schools, universities and other educational facilities
  • Churches, temples, synagogues and mosques
  • Hospitals
  • Federal, state and local government facilities and governmental service agencies
More than a roof. It's a Legacy.